The fight against drunk drivers has reached a new level has Biometrics may be used to prevent drunk diving. Currently, first time offenders pay outfit their car with a breathalyzer device that will lock the ignition of the car. However, this strategy to prevent drunk driving can easily be manipulated by a sober friend breathing into the device.
That’s where TruTouch comes in. Here, a driver’s alcohol level is determined when a finger is placed on an infrared sensor. Results are determined in seconds. This device has a built-in biometric system so it can’t be cheated with another person’s finger. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), through the Driver Alcohol Detection System for Safety (DADSS) and the Automotive Coalition for Traffic Safety (ACTS), has invested $2.25 million in the company and its innovative technology